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Full text of "Rapid Population Growth Consequences And Policy Implications"

Index, Volume I
Abortion, induced: and health services, 56, 58; and population policy, 79, 81, 82,94
Age, characteristics of, 38-39
Age structure: and health services, 55-56; patterns of, 9-10; political and social implications of, 3, 37-39, 44; and population policy, 95, 97. See also Enrollment ratios
Africa, 6, 10-11,40-41
Aggression, 3, 34-35
Agriculture: and environment, 4, 68; and population policy, 72-76, 90, 97; and rapid population growth, 2, 6, 23-27, 32, 73, 85; technology in, 12, 24-26, 31-32, 43, 72-75; and trade, 21-22. See also Food supply; Green Revolution; Labor force
Albania, 8
Asia: agriculture in, 73-75; energy use in, 19-20; population patterns in, 6, 10, 12; urbanization in, 40-41
Balance of payments, 25
Barbados, 8, 14
Birth control. See Contraception; Family
planning
Birth interval, 55, 60, 61,63 Birth  rates:   in  developing countries, 8,
10-11, 22-23, 29, 79; history of, 7, 9;
policy goals for,  29, 95-96. See also
Fertility; Population growth
Canada, 8
Capital-intensive technology, 76 Capital investments, 30, 31, 71, 72, 74 Census, 92
Ceylon, 8, 14
Child labor, 39-40,85,96
Children: benefits and costs of, 18, 84-86; desired and actual numbers of, 12-14; health and welfare of, 3, 22, 56-57, 81, 83. See also Family size
Chile, 8, 14
China, People's Republic of, 6, 14
China, Republic of (Taiwan), 12, 13, 14; fertility declines in, 8, 10-11, 80, 84
Chinese culture, 9
Cities, 19; health levels in, 59-60; population in, 41-42; primary, 45; size and location of, 44-46, 47, 70, 75-76. See also Urbanization
Colombia, 14
Communications, 5, 8, 80, 91, 96, 99
Consumer surplus, 26
Consumption, 27, 29, 65, 77, 97
Contraception, 14, 57, 98. See also Family planning
Costa Rica, 8, 14
Death rates, 1, 24; goals for, 95-96; rural vs. urban, 59-60; types of, 10-11. See also Mortality
Defense, 97
Demographic transition, 7, 9, 37, 95
Density: and developing nations, 12, 13, 24; and health, 58-60; social effects of, 34-36, 66-67. See also Urbanization
Dependency ratio, 2, 9, 30, 79; definition of, 38; and education, 48-49
Developed countries: age structure in, 9-10; contrasted with developing countries, 18-20, 21-23, 28-30, 42, 49-50, 67-68, 79; population goals for, 95; population projections for, 6-7, 122.6	22.4	8.7	21.7	9.2	24.6	7.1	17.6	68.2	74.3